Quantitative Easing (QE#) the new 'Normal' for Central Banks?
Today, July 31st 2019, I was at a conference by S&P Global, Titled "Global Slowdown in 2019: A Healthy Necessity? " One of the speakers noted that Central Banks, outside of the US Fed, ECB, and BoJ, maybe looking at using QE should there be another downturn. Now, if QE is the way to go for CBs, this brings up significant political economy questions in this period of heightened populism. Irrespective of where one stands on the underlying reasons for #populism (#globalization,